theatricalize


the·at·ri·cal·ize

transitive verb \thē-ˈa-tri-kə-ˌlīz\
the·at·ri·cal·izedthe·at·ri·cal·iz·ing

Definition of THEATRICALIZE

1
:  to adapt to the theater :  dramatize
2
:  to display in showy fashion
the·at·ri·cal·i·za·tion \-ˌa-tri-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of THEATRICALIZE

1778

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